Last week, health leaders from around the world gathered in the UK for the Nuffield Trust Health Policy Summit 2013, a two-day event focused on evidenced-based research and innovative solutions to the challenges facing the National Health Service (NHS). One of the invited speakers was PatientsLikeMe Co-Founder and Chairman Jamie Heywood, who discussed the drug development process as well how patients can drive value in healthcare. Tune in to hear Jamie’s well-received presentation below, which was titled “Creating a healthcare revolution.”
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“That’s why we built PatientsLikeMe, to lower the cost of discovering new treatments and to measure and understand disease. Together, this community can help reduce the time to determine what works.”
While attending the 2012 INSEAD Healthcare Alumni Summit in London last fall, PatientsLikeMe Co-Founder and Chairman Jamie Heywood sat down with INSEAD Knowledge’s Editor-in-Chief Shellie Karabell to discuss PatientsLikeMe’s model and mission. What role does Jamie see PatientsLikeMe playing in the healthcare system? Why does he feel we are a social networking site only in the secondary sense? How does privacy factor in to how we collect and share data? Find out that and much more in this insightful interview and accompanying article.